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Have you seen this pendant?

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Elizabeth's pendant

A NORTH Clare woman is appealing for the public’s help to find a pendant made out of her late husband’s wedding ring. The pendant is adorned with rubies that Elizabeth and her husband bought together years ago from a friend. It’s very valuable as well as hugely sentimental. “Last year I combined them with an…

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Time to BAGgins yourself a great insight into the film industry

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Bilbo Baggins

THE Burren Tolkien Society will host an epic film and multimedia workshop aimed at inspiring the Banner’s young minds this Saturday. The event will feature talks by one of Ireland’s top independent film directors, Kevin Liddy as well as a creative writing workshop by the award winning poet Adam Wyeth. Organiser Peter Curtin said the…

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Scattery Island is West Clare’s own little EDEN

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Scattery Island. Pic: Scattery Island Heritage and Development

WE THINK we heard a Banner Roar in Kilrush today, as Scattery Island has been crowned the winner of the 2017 European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) award. EDEN is an EU project promoting sustainable tourism development and is held every two years in 29 member states. Scattery Island Heritage and Development Chairperson Diarmuid Whelan said…

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Legendary Kilmaley musician Peadar O’Loughlin passes away

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Peadar O'Loughlin

GIFTED Kilmaley musician Peadar O’Loughlin has passed away at the age of 87, after a long career as one of Co Clare’s most loved performers. Born in the late 1920s, Peadar was the second youngest of 13 children and his home often hosted travelling musicians. Peader was an exceptional performer, delighting audiences with the flute,…

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This incredible cave diving footage is so hard to watch

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Diving the Cave of the Wild Horses

WE FOUND this spectacular cave diving footage online and it freaked us out so much we just had to share it. Quentin Cooper, Kate and John Ducan, Tim O’Connell and Artur Koslowzski explored the Cave of the Wild Horses at in a little valley between Kilfenora and Carran. “It’s quite a dramatic little place with…

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Shannon Chamber to lead with Lean Mid-West Conference

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SHANNON Chamber of Commerce will hold the first ever Mid-West Lean Network Conference at the University of Limerick next month. In existence for a mere twelve months, the Mid-West Lean Network is fast becoming the pathfinder for companies seeking to introduce lean concepts and practices into their organisations. Lean practises are defined as creating more…

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Caitriona Lucas awarded highest medal possible by the State

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Caitriona Lucas

CAITRIONA Lucas was posthumously awarded a Gold Medal for Bravery at the National Bravery Awards, held in Dublin over the weekend. Collected by Caitriona’s family, the gold medal is the highest award that can possibly be given by the State to an individual. The mother of two died tragically while searching for a missing man…

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Pat Breen launches new jobs boost for Ennis at Vitalograph

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PIctured L-R are Dr. Tom Kelly, Divisional Manager, Cleantech, Electronics and Life Sciences, Enterprise Ireland, Frank Keane, General Manager at Vitalograph Ireland, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation, Pat Breen TD and Bernard Garbe, Chairman and CEO Vitalograph. Pic: Arthur Ellis.

MINISTER of State Pat Breen was on hand at Vitalograph Ennis today to cut the ribbon on their brand new offices. The launch comes with 50 new jobs across a number of positions including data analysts, software designers and engineers. Minister Breen said jobs news is fantastic for Ennis and the Mid-West, especially since Vitalograph…

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Ennistymon Men’s Shed show off their handiwork for National Reuse Month 2017

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Paul Conway and David McDonnell, Ennistymon Men’s Shed with Barbara Ó Conchúir, Community Development and Family Support Worker, North West Clare Family Resource Centre, Edelle Costelloe, Environmental Education and Awareness, Clare County Council and Karen Foley, Environmental Awareness Officer Clare County Council. Pic: Eamon Ward

MEMBERS of Ennistymon Men’s Shed have marked National Reuse Month 2017 by exhibiting their hard work, and deservedly so. The group transformed a donated shipment container, turning it into a year round shed for use by the men. The container, which is located in the grounds of the North West Clare Family Resource Centre in…

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50 new ‘high value’ jobs announced for Ennis

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IN brilliant news for the growth of Co Clare’s economy, the Vitalograph plant in Ennis has announced 50 new jobs. Healthcare company Vitalograph, which already employs 100 in the Gort Road Industrial Estate, is a multi-national company which has been operating in its Clare facility since 1974. The likes of software designers and engineers will…

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